Doug Caffery — a Staples High School Class of 2013 graduate, and outstanding decathlon competitor — died Saturday.
He was struck by a car in Greenville, South Carolina while crossing Academy Street around midnight the previous day.
Caffery was a member of the U.S. military. After Staples, he studied criminal justice at the University of Alabama.
Caffery was well known in the Connecticut track world. The “06880” community mourns his death.